Waste Management

4 Gleeson Street CLARE SA 5453 | After Hours: (08) 8842 6400 | Click to email

Clare Waste Transfer Station

Residents may dispose of waste at the Clare Waste Transfer Station for no cost during operating hours.

It is located approx 1 km from Clare on Benny's Hill Road. Turn west at the southern roundabout on Victoria Road which leads straight to the Station.  The transfer station is no longer open on Saturdays and has extended hours on Thursday, Friday and Sunday.


Thursday                   8am to 12noon 1 pm to 5 pm
Friday8am to 12noon 1pm to 5 pm
Sunday8am to 12noon 1pm to 5 pm

Rules & Conditions

1   All loads need to be segregated before entering the Transfer Station
2Waste to be unloaded as directed by the attendant
3Free dumping limited to household amounts (utility/small trailer/ute load/boot load)
4Free dumping requires proof of residence with Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council via card issued by Council
5Larger quantities and commercial waste are subject to fees as per the business rate table below
6Dead animals not accepted
7Scavenging is not allowed
8Owners are responsible for removing any confidential private data before disposal of E-Waste.  Once disposed of, no items are to be returned or reused


Tyres are NOT accepted at the Clare Waste Transfer station.

The tyre retailers in Clare will accept tyres for a fee.  The retailers are Clare Tyres, Bridgestone Tyres and Goodyear Tyres.


Scrap metal, electrical appliances, e-waste, paper/cardboard, timber, green waste, car/truck batteries, glass, mattresses, empty fire extinguishers, waste oil/plastic oil containers, empty gas cylinders, clean drums, household (kitchen) waste

Waste Not Accepted

Ammunition/explosives/flares, asbestos, chemicals, cooking oil, paint tins, hazardous waste liquid waste, noxious weeds, dead animals, soil, commercial loads of construction & demolition materials, tyres.  Chemical containers will only be accepted on appointed DrumMuster days and need to be triple rinsed.  Steel drums need to be punctured.

Free "e-waste" Service for Residents

Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council residents can now safely recycle their electronic waste without charge.  Approved items can be dropped off free of charge during normal opening times.

Items of e-waste which can be dropped off for recycling include unwanted computer equipment, printers, scanners, game consoles, video recorders and DVD players, whitegoods and household appliances, power tools, radios, stereo equipment, non-computer batteries and televisions which will be recycled and used in manufacturing new products instead of going to landfill.

Fees Apply for Businesses ONLY (rates as of August 2019)

Car Boot/ Station Wagon$9.00
Trailer, Utility, Van$28.00
Trailer, Utility -  high sides$45.00
Tandem Trailer - small$50.00
Tandem Trailer - small, high sides$65.00
Tandem Trailer - large$65.00
Tandem Trailer - large, high sides$75.00
Small Truck < 8 Tonne$196.00
Out of hours opening fee$66.00